By collocating the leading, international Surface Warships and OPV conferences
, we will begin 2022 with a large scale opportunity for naval leaders and professionals to meet in-person.
The meeting will provide shipbuilders, systems suppliers and naval solution providers with a critical mass of prospects and customers, all of who are keen to resume collaborating in a secure, face-to-face environment. The traditional January date for the Surface Warships event provided the nearest possible opportunity for us to get back to in-person business without disrupting our customer’s established schedules, and we want to go as ‘big’ as possible in terms of access and breadth of discussion so that we can deliver against the built-up demand in the market.
The track record of these two conferences attracting truly global participation is unrivalled, and the joining of these two, fundamentally international conference communities, will provide the best opportunity in the conference market to bring the world of naval end users to a single location.
We look forward to seeing you there.
The premier meeting ground for the maritime community
- 30+ Speakers
- 50+ Nations
- 10+ Networking Hours
- 150+ Attendees
Benefits of Attending:
- Enhance your understanding of ship design priorities to retain maritime superiority against near-peer opponents
- Upgrade operational versatility and multi-mission modularity to face the full spectrum of threats in the future operating environment
- Improve battlespace awareness by meeting leading solution providers of combat management systems, mission planning software, and sensor systems
- Inform your organisation of national shipbuilding strategies and modernisation requirements of NATO Navies to formulate winning business proposals
- Upgrade unit lethality and increase offensive power by learning about advancements in air defence, ASW, and surface-to-surface missile systems
"Excellent opportunity to focus on one of the most important maritime aspects."
"Very valuable as a networking event"
Director, Strategic Programs, DRS Power Technology, Inc.
"I thought the quality of the speakers was excellent and the way they were grouped together created a lot of synergy. I have been to 3 Surface Warships events it is an outstanding opportunity to interact with counterparts from a wide range of navies and industry."
Programme Manager, US Navy
2021 Speaker Included
- Admiral Anthony David Radakin, CB, ADC, First Sea Lord, Royal Navy
- Admiral José Rafael Ojeda Duran, Secretary of the Navy, Mexican Navy
- Vice Admiral Eugene H. "Gene" Black, III, Commander, SIXTH Fleet/ Commander, Task Force SIX/ Commander, Striking and Support Forces NATO/Deputy Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa/Joint Force Maritime Component Commander Europe, US Navy
- Vice Admiral Manuel Antonio Martinez Ruiz, Director for Engineering and Naval Shipbuilding, Spanish Navy
- Rear Admiral Kiril Mihaylov, Commander, Bulgarian Navy
- Rear Admiral Torben Mikkelsen, Admiral Danish Fleet, Royal Danish Navy
- Rear Admiral Andrew Burns OBE, Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Capability), Royal Navy
- Rear Admiral Simon Asquith OBE, Commander Maritime Operations (COMOPS), Royal Navy
- Rear Admiral Jori Harju, Commander, Finnish Navy
- Major-General Gwyn S.G. Jenkins OBE RM, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Policy), UK Ministry of Defence
- Rear Admiral Christoph Mueller-Meinhard, Director Material, Command & Control Directorate, German Navy
- Rear Admiral Oscar Darío Tascón Muñoz, President, COTECMAR
- Rear Admiral Fabio Agostini, Operation Commander, EU NAVFOR Mediterranean
- Rear Admiral Yusman bin Ostadi, Assistant Chief of Staff Communication, Warfare and Information Systems, Royal Malaysian Navy
- Rear Admiral Nils Wang, Director, Naval Team Denmark
- Confirmed Flag Officer, Representing Commander, Italian Navy
- Confirmed Flag Officer, Representing Commander, Turkish Navy
- Captain Rosario La Pira, Director of Training Support and Transformation, NMITOC
- Kees Posthumus, Head, Office for Marine Engineering, Netherlands Defence Materiel Organisation
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